Kosovo Government to establish a lignite company

Prishtinë, 17 November 2006 – “As continuation of the restructuring of the energy situation in Kosovo, and for the purpose of handling the energy supply situation during the winter 2006/2007, the Ministry of Energy and Mining has proposed the establishment of a stake-holding company called ‘Kosovo Corporation of Lignite’, which would be dealing with new capacities to exploit, processing of and supply with lignite,” stated a press release issued by the government, reported Zeri.

The Kosovo Assembly approved the proposal yesterday and the matter will now proceed to the Kosovo Trust Agency. The Government Cabinet has also approved the World Bank Letter on approving the policy for developing lignite resources in Kosovo, in particular in Klina and Sibovc, reported the papers.